• A recent survey by recruitment firm Hays Canada confirmed that 47% of Canadian professionals were unhappy in their job.

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  • Booking vacation time can become a headache for employers and employees alike. Employees need to have clear guidelines on the use of their vacation time, minimizing internal conflicts. Employers can ease the tension with advanced planning for vacation blackout periods and the amount of slots available at certain times.

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  • The amount of money spent on cloud computing is set to increase, according to new findings. A report by the International Data Corporation (IDC) found that total spending on IT infrastructure products (server, storage, and Ethernet switch) for deployment in cloud environments will increase by 18.9 per cent in 2016 to reach $38.2 billion.

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  • Have you ever wondered why the default length of the modern working day tends to be eight hours?

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  • For some businesses, this can be a time where the post March break leave and holiday requests skyrocket. There is often a resultant struggle for management in handling operations and ensuring there are enough staff on hand to cover things. But it’s not always as simple as just having workers physically present in the workplace to cover things either. In many industries – notably the construction and manufacturing industries – supervisors and management need to ensure staff with the right skills sets are on hand to achieve the business’ goals.

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